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New farm sale rules to give Australian buyers a jump on foreign investors
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 06:44

Real estate agents will be required to market farmland worth more than $ 15 million to domestic buyers before it can be sold to foreign investors, un...

Man charged with murder after Canberran found dead on neighbour's doorstep
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 04:37

Police make an arrest over the suspected murder of Canberra man Bobby Stuart Allan, who was found dead on his neighbour's doorstep late last year. ...

All three-year-olds should get early childhood education, report states
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 02:38

In a bold pitch, state and territory governments are calling for every three-year-old child in Australia to have access to 15 hours per week week of e...

The truth behind the big department store discounts
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 22:38

Today's inflation figures from the Bureau of Statistics show Australians are paying more for life's essentials, while the cost of most other shopping ...

Tomic takes a swipe at Hewitt, compares Tennis Australia to FIFA Federation
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 20:37

After cutting short his reality TV stint on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here and copping a spray from former team member Lleyton Hewitt, Bernard T...

Wine, wool tipped by Agribusiness Outlook to lead growth in 2018
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:37

Agri-banker Rabobank expects increased global demand for Australian wine and wool will drive growth in the farm sector this year. ...

National Press Club: Bill Ferris
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:36

Chair of Innovation and Science Australia Bill Ferris addresses the National Press Club in Canberra. ABC News

This was no leak. Here's how we found The Cabinet Files
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:39

Hundreds of highly classified documents have been found sitting in a couple of locked filing cabinets bought at a second-hand shop in Canberra. Now, t...

ASIO: Threat of espionage greater than during Cold War
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:43

Australia's domestic spy agency says the scale of foreign espionage is now higher than during Cold War. ABC News

State of the Uniom? President Trump’s speech off to a rocky start
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 06:41

US President Donald Trump is expected to launch an appeal for bipartisanship, but a typo in the invitation to his speech has the meanies of late-night...

Going under: Personal bankruptcies jump 6pc in 2017
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 04:37

More Australians are sinking into bankruptcy, weighed down by mortgage repayments and household bills, despite business gaining momentum and jobs bein...

Firm accused of helping businesses dodge creditors goes into liquidation
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 02:39

There are concerns Melbourne-based company SMEs R Us, which is accused of helping company directors hide cash and assets from the tax office, will nev...

Former Melbourne lord mayor and Grand Prix supremo Ron Walker dies
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:40

Ron Walker, hailed as a man who "loved Melbourne and Victoria" and who brought the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to the city, has died at the age ...

Ferry McFerryface gets name change amid questions over popular vote
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 22:42

Transport Minister Andrew Constance will rename Ferry McFerryface after popular children's author and illustrator May Gibbs amid questions over the na...

Spinal cord breakthrough sees almost half of patients with surviving nerves
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:38

Many people who suffer a major spinal injury are told they will never walk again. But an Australian study has found that nearly half of all people wit...

Commonwealth Bank 'still putting profit before people' over CEO appointment
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 16:38

The man who first blew the whistle on dubious practices at the Commonwealth Bank has condemned the appointment of the new chief executive and says he ...

'You have until 9am u hartlett': Public servant jailed for blackmailing former partner
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:39

A former Canberra public servant is jailed for blackmail after demanding $ 20,000 from his former partner in exchange for not revealing intimate vide...

Strava heatmap shows someone is cutting laps around Pyongyang
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:37

The Strava heatmap might create some military security problems, but it also let's take a look at the level of activity happening all over the world. ...

Analysis: FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's departure a case of curious timing
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 06:46

It is unclear if today's sudden departure was Andrew McCabe's choice or not, but there's no question he was under pressure to go, writes Zoe Daniel. ...

FBI deputy director quits after criticism from Trump
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 04:42

FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, criticised by US President Donald Trump for alleged bias against him and in favour of his 2016 Democratic opponent ...

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